5 Things That Cause Divorce More Than Sweatpants and Orange Crocs

ByAnisa Arsenault
Associate Editor
Published
Mar 2015
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It looks like Eva Mendes, mom to four-month-old Esmeralda Amada, won’t be succumbing to the elastic-waist glory that is new motherhood.

When " Extra" host AJ Calloway asked her if she ever wears comfy clothes at home, Mendes had quite the response.

“No, no no,” she said. “Sweatpants? No, no, no, no, no. You can’t do sweatpants. No. Ladies, number one cause of divorce in America [is] sweatpants. No. You can’t do that.”

Cue instant Internet backlash.

But the actress — who also mentioned she’s still wearing makeup every day — told us all to relax. After all, it’s orange crocs that cause divorce, not sweatpants.

Naturally, Ryan Gosling was quick to defend his girlfriend’s joke:

Overall, reviews of this hot topic are mixed. We’ll kick things off with Karl Lagerfeld’s thoughts on sweatpants:

“Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life, so you bought some sweatpants.”

And now, here’s what Twitter users say _really _causes divorce:

And now, here’s what Twitter users say _really _causes divorce:

 

And one no-fail way to keep your man happy:

 

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Emma Johnson blogs at WealthySingleMommy.com and is the host of “The Emma Johnson Show” syndicated nationwide on AM radio. She is a freelance business journalist and a single mother to Helena and Lucas. She lives in New York City and grew up in Sycamore, Ill.

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